Carole Rodrigue

Carole Rodrigue Fine Art

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Carole Rodrigue 21 days ago
Glad you enjoyed this Gina!
 
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Carole Rodrigue 6 months ago
Thank you Linda!



 
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Carole Rodrigue 15 months ago
I love this!



 
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Carole Rodrigue 15 months ago
Absolutely breathtaking!



 
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Carole Rodrigue 29 months ago
He must have been beautiful Terry. thanks for sharing this!



 
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Carole Rodrigue 39 months ago
Brooke, it was my pleasure! I know so many other artists feel the same way so I felt it important to share this about myself in the hopes I could make anyone going through the same thing feel better. We're all experiencing the same things at one point or another.
 
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Carole Rodrigue 40 months ago
Catherine Hammill, you said that so well! If only more people believed. Everyone has such great comments and thoughts. Thank you all so much for sharing.
 
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Carole Rodrigue 45 months ago
Likewise! :-)



 
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Carole Rodrigue 45 months ago
Thank you so much Andrew! :-)



 



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Representation


The Backstreet Gallery
Noelville, Ontario, Canada - 1-705-618-3056


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Biography

 
"When I paint, I get lost in a zone where every brush stroke becomes an exercise in meditation, contemplation, patience and self-development.  Whether I'm painting animals or objects, I try to bring out their beauty through light and colour so that each creation is contributing to adding beauty in this world.  My goal is to make the world a brighter place, one painting at a time."
 
 
Bio
 
How I became a full-time artist . . .
 
I know it's stereotypical to say that I was an artist from the time I was a child, but I was.  I coloured everything in sight.  I stole my brother's colouring books, my cousin's colouring books, my friends, and just coloured everything. In school, arts and crafts was the only subject I enjoyed. I spent hours in the classroom doodling and drawing instead of paying attention.    
 
Like most artists, I just never grew out of loving to draw and work with colour, and creating something of beauty out of nothing.  My mother always recognized that I had a certain talent that needed to be nurtured. When I was a teen, I had become quite rebellious and was routinely getting into trouble. In order to keep me busy with something that interested me, my mother started bringing me to oil painting classes she took through a community program. Naturally, I instantly fell in love with oil painting.  This was back in the early 80's and I was 15 years old.  
 
Throughout adulthood, I kept painting once in a blue moon whenever the mood struck, but later on I became much more serious.  I started painting various subjects, from horses, to pets, to still life and landscapes.  In 2008, I entered my first art competition and won 2nd place for "Cafe Regular".  I've won more competitions since. Needless to [...]

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